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i said it. i was wrong. and i apologize. >> a bombshell in the race for the white house. this is a political earthquake. >> it's an inexcusable. >> i'm out. i can no longer in good conscious endorse this person for president. >> any republican who has said they are for donald trump, do you still think he's qualified to be president of the united states? >> see you at the debate on sunday. >> i want to wish you a good morning.
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welcome to our viewers here in the u.s. and around the world. >> 10:00 here on the east coast. 7:00 on the west coast. cnn news room begins now. >> we're talking about hurricane matthew battering georgia and the carolinas. these are pictures out of charleston. 105 miles per hour winds were batteringering that area. more than a million people do not have power. this is a dangerous storm surge they're watching. it could be up to six to nine foot. >> a jaw dropping tape could change the direction of the election. it reveals donald trump uses language that could force donald trump to make an unprecedented apology. we'll play that for you now. we have censored the 2005 video, but, still, it is graphic.
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you know and i moved on her actually. you know, she was down on palm beach. >> i moved on her very heavily y. took her out furniture shopping. she wanted to get furniture. i took her -- i moved on like a [ bleep ] but couldn't get there. she was married. i see her she's got the big [ bleep ] and totally changed her look. >> she's your hottest [ bleep ] in the purple. >> whoa n. whoa! >> yes, the donald is good. oh, my man. you got to look when you -- give me the thumbs up. >> you are a [ bleep ]. >> maybe it's a different one. >> better not be the -- no, it's her. >> yeah, it's her with the gold. i got to use some tic tacs.
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i'm attracted to them. i just start kissing them. when they're a star you can do anything. grab them by the [ bleep ]. >> the legs, all i can see is the leg. >> it looks good. >> come on shorty. >> nice legs. >> get out of the way. that's good legs. go ahead. >> it's always good if you don't fall out of the bus like ford, gerald ford, do you mean. >> pull the handle. >> hello, how are you? nice to see you. >> terrific, you know billy bush? >> nice to see you. >> doing very well. are you ready to be a soap star? >> we are, make me a soap star. >> how about a hug for the donald? >> melania said it was okay. >> there we go.
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excellent. you've got a nice co-star here. >> come on, billy don't be shy. >> as soon as a beautiful woman shows up, this always happens. >> now, the woman that trump was talking about at the beginning of that recording, you heard him say the name nancy, well it's nancy o'dell, the former co-host of access hollywood. that's according to the show. nancy o'dell is a co-host of entertainment tonight. the trump camp has launched into disaster mode. earlier this morning, the candidate issued a recorded p g apology. >> i've never said i'm a perfect person nor pretended to be someone i'm not. i've said and done things i regret and the records released today on this decade old video are one of them. anyone who knows me knows these words don't reflect who i am. i said it, i was wrong and i apologize.
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i travel the country talking about change for america but my travels have also changed me. i've spent time with grieving mothers who've lost their children, laid-off workers whose jobs have gone to other countries and people from all walks of life who just want a better future. i have gotten to know the great people of our country and i've been humbled by the faith they placed in me. i pledge to be a better man tomorrow and will never, ever let you down. let's be honest. we're living in the real world. this is nothing more than a distraction from the important issues we're facing today. we're losing our jobs. we're less safe than we were eight years ago and washington is totally broken. hillary clinton and her kind have run our country into the ground. i've said some foolish things but there's a big difference between the words and actions of other people. bill clinton has actually abused women and hillary has bullied,
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attacked, shamed and intimidated his victims. we will discuss this more in the coming days. see you at the debate on sunday. >> for many in trump's party that video, 90 seconds there is not enough. the most powerful republican in congress, paul ryan, the speaker of the house disinviting the nominee from a campaign event. here was trump's running mate dodging requests before bolting from an event in ohio. >> donald trump apologized? did donald trump apologize? >> well, now everyone's turning toward the big event tomorrow night. you see the count down clock on your screen there. trump's second debate with hillary clinton. we are outside the debate hall in st. louis. also with us phil mattingly at
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trumpato trump tower in new york. it seemed as if at the end of the recording when donald trump said we'll talk more in the coming days. that might have been foreshadowing to what we're going to hear as his counterpunch at this event tomorrow night. >> reporter: yeah, absolutely, victor. kind of an ominous message there in this seeming apologetic message from donald trump. this new dynamic is going to be the elhavenephant in the room. you had donald trump who was likely feeling the weight of the world going into sunday's deb e deneeding a course correction. this is mere serioore serious f. you have him coming into the debate with high profile republicans revoking their endorsement. and put simply, he has a lot of explaining to do. this is not the way that anyone would want to go into a debate. and a reminder that the format of the debate is the dynamic
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that's necessarily will be the serious podium debate they have had in the past. this is a town hall where undependeu undecided voters will be asking questions directly of the candidates. as donald trump prepares for the debate today, certainly it will factor into how he's prepping and getting ready to face all these questions. >> sunl len there for us woomp.e we have talked about people staying inside away from the storm. that was in reference to hurricane matthew. now we have donald trump with his own storm. >> reporter: that's exactly right. and today, while he's saying he's not making that trip to wisconsin because of debate prep sources tell us that paul ryan's team made clear this was not a trip they wanted him to make to wisconsin. instead, donald trump is here at trump tower, his top advisors,
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chris christie, reince priebus are expected to show up. they'll be working on the debate prep and trying to face the issue. look at the reactions to this. one interesting aspect is the democratic reaction. hillary clinton tweeted she thought the comments were horrific. mostly laying low. the reason, he lit himself on fire. there's no reason for us to add gasoline. you talk about what's contributing to the fire. the republican party. you highlighted the top leaders. there are levels of how the condemnation has come across that gives you a window into how big a problem this is. you have swing state republicans like senator mark kirk of illinois, mike kaufman of colorado, calling on trump to get out of the race. you have other republicans like martha robe from alabama calling on trump -- rescinding their endorsement of trump. these are steps that despite statements in the past we have not seen republicans take.
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they're taking them now. what it means for the trump campaign as barricaded or hunkered down as you say they are. these are big problems. nobody is coming to their defense, that's a huge problem not just for the debate tomorrow night but for the entirety of the campaign. it goes beyond the campaign. ative -- it goes up and down the ball ballot. this is a major problem. >> it is. again, our thanks to you there. and utah congressman jason chaffetz, one of those pulling his endorsement. watch this. >> i'm out. i can no longer in good conscious endorse this person for president. it is some of the most abhorrent and offensive comments that you can possibly imagine.
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and my wife and i, we have a 15-year-old daughter. if i can't look her in the eye and tell her these things, i can't endorse this person. >> joining us now to talk about this, brianna keilar, erroyl lewis and mike preston. good to have all of you this hour. i want to start with you, mark. put into context the pressure that republican lawmakers are under to decide one way or the other this weekend if they're going to continue to support donald trump's candidacy for president. >> well, victor we're going to hear a lot from democrats. we've heard from hillary clinton and tim kaine saying that donald trump and his supporters, they need to pull back their support. forget about what the democrats are saying. focus squarely in on the
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republicans. we're starting to see it happened last night with jason chaffetz. we've seen other house republicans have come out and said his comments were reprehensible and they were pulling his endorsement. expect to see that more and more and more. the reason being is donald trump at the top of the ticket is going to drag down many of these house members. remember, every republican in the house of representatives is on the ballot in november. we have several senators who are in tough races who are on the ballot in november. so there's going to be an incredible amount of pressure for them to distance themselves. we're seeing in new hampshire right now where several democratic women are getting behind the democratic nominee up there, and they're holding a news conference to talk about this. we'll see this all across the country right now. the pressure for republicans to distance themselves is going to mount and it's going to get to the point we're heading into tomorrow night. we'll see how donald trump handles it.
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>> let's stay in new hampshire and that tight race there with kelly ayotte who had a stumble when she was asked when donald trump was a role model. she said yes, then she said now. now she's released the statement calling the comments from donald trump totally inappropriate and offensive. but still not retracting that endorsement. >> that's right. she's in this position that mark was talking about. where you have a number of vulnerable candidates lower on the ticket who are trying to run as republicans and get the die hard republicans behind them. those are people who in the primaries selected donald trump as their presidential candidate. and at the same time they've got a number of swing voters. they've got potential crossover democrats who are absolutely horrified by what they saw on television.
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that donald trump vulgar, abseeabseeo obscene. his apology was about the words not the conduct. it's illegal if not criminal. we've got a whole bunch of issues somebody like a kelly ayotte now has to decide whether or not she wants to bear that burden. obviously she doesn't but she doesn't want to alienate the core republican vote that slahe going to need. >> stand by for just a moment. i want to bring in kristi. >> we want to talk to trump supporter michelle bachmann who is with us now. thank you so much for being with us. we appreciate it. first and foremost to get your thoughts and your opinions on what we've heard from donald trump over the last 24 hours. >> good morning, thank you for having me on again. i think that what we've been hearing last friday night is
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actually pretty predictable. the clinton campaign had to change the conversation because she had a lot of really bad news this week. and so this 11-year-old bad boy locker room talk, this is how she wanted to do it. she's trying to tell the media what she wants them to focus on, the questions she wants anderson cooper and people in the room to ask her on sunday night. that's what this is about. she had some very bad news. >> i'm sure you're talking about the leaked e-mails. we are going to talk about that a little bit later this hour. how do you say -- are you saying she was behind this tape being leaked? >> what i'm saying is that these things are coordinated to manipulate the media. that's exactly what's happened. because we learned this week she knew and put dangerous weapons into the hands of terrorists in syria. and that's why the department of justice had to drop a federal investigation this week. so the real question is, how is
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it that these news stories are going to impact me and my life and the country and when hillary clinton puts dangerous weapons into the hands of terrorists, that impacts me. when she makes -- >> represent balkm >> hillary clinton had nothing to do with this tape that was leaked from "the washington post." i'd like to get your opinion as a mother. i know you have five children. three of them are girls. we heard from jason chaffetz who said he's got a 15-year-old daughter. he doesn't know how he can explain these words and his support of donald trump. how do you explain it to your children? and as a woman how do you feel as a mother? >> nothing happens by accident from the clinton campaign. this was absolutely a planned premeditated event to drive the conversation. >> but with all due respect, representative --
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>> i was -- >> these are his own words that are coming occupy. th i'm wondering from a standpoint of you being a mother. how do you talk to your kids about this? >> i was told by the producers i would be able to talk. this sounds like tim kaine interrupting mike pence. what we learned is that hillary clinton -- bernie sanders was right. hillary told her wall street billionaire donors that she's going to continue the unending supply of cheap labor and bad trade deals. we also learned that she threw off government security officials off her government plane when she was on official business so that she could instead put clinton foundation employees on that plane. and so we learned that over and over and over again throughout her life. hillary clinton does what's good for her. she doesn't do what's good for us. she doesn't do what's good for the country.
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she always does what benefits herself and not us. that's what -- >> representative, i have one more question for you. i just so appreciate an answer to this question. senator ben sasse tweeted, character matters. donald trump is not going to win but he can make an honorable move. step aside and let mike pence try. what do you say to that? >> donald trump is the nominee and donald trump will be the individual who will actually make the average american's life better better. he will raise wages, create more job and get tough against terrorism unlike hillary clinton. >> we appreciate your taking the time to be with us, thank you. >> we have brianna keilar with us and the rest of our panel with us. michelle bachmann discussing --
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let's be frank not answering a single question. what's your response to what you heard from the former congresswoman. >> props to kristi for trying. she was absolutely right, you would actually think because of the timing that this would be something that could have been off of research that could have been leaked. either way, the clinton campaign did not put the words in his mouth. our cnn reporting i believe by brian stelter is this is something that access hollywood nbc realized was in their archives and seeing it and trying to figure out what to do and while they were working on the story and it wasn't quite done, "the washington post" got in touch with them and said hey i have this, do you have a comment. it came out. so the thought is this something that came internally from nbc and this doesn't have to do with the clinton campaign. and we've reported that out. so that's out there. i think what i took away from
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what she's saying -- look, she's trying to be that good soldier for donald trump. she's trying to pivot from what is a terrible -- the worst story line he's had for his entire candidacy over to something about hillary clinton. which are john padesta's hacked e-mails. under any other circumstance would be a huge story except compared to what donald trump is dealing with. it is diminished. and what you are seeing from michelle bachmann there and also from a number of people defending donald trump is that really this is not defensivable. right? they try to dismiss it as bad boy talk. even though he's talking about forcibly having a sexual advance on a woman. >> yeah. >> they're trying to sort of push that to the side and then they're trying to move on to something about hillary clinton as donald trump does in his behavior. it just tells you that this is something that is really impossible to defend. >> yeah, michelle bachmann
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calling it bad boy locker room talk. the clinton campaign had to change the narrative. again, the clinton campaign, according to our reporting had nothing to do with this. access hollywood, the producers there started to look after the ap reporting about staff persons and people involved with the apprentice and their claims of sexual harassment. i wonder, though, if donald trump will be able to do what michelle bachmann did there, stonewall in this debate on sunday night. very unlikely. thank you so much, we'll continue the conversation. up next breaking news, what we're learning from a republican source, we have that coming up.
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. breaking news now. more possible fallout from the donald trump tape bomb shell within the republican party. let's get to manu raju. >> reporter: republicans are not wanting donald trump to drag down the ticket and hurt republicans who are trying to keep their seats in the congress, house and senate. close races to keep the senate majority. officials are nervous about donald trump. one senior republican official tells me the rnc should abandon donald trump. instead focus their resources exclusively on house and senate races. they said to me, in a statement the senior republican official, if the rnc wants to maintain the shred of credibility they have left, they will immediately
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redirect every human and financial resource they're wasting on the ss trump, towards saving the senate and the house. saying the trump ship is sinking, it's time to redirect the resources to republicans as they try to keep the congressional majority. we'll see how the rnc responds. certainly, lots of consternation right now in light of the damaging comments released on the videotape. >> we'll talk about that with our political panel if that's possible. considering how much the money was raised with the trump campaign. we'll have the conversation later. thanks so much. hillary clinton's campaign not without its own scandal. battling the fallout from another e-mail leak. this time showing what appears part of a text from her wall street speeches. guess what guys, i switched to sprint.
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30 minutes past the hour. wikileaks has posted thousands of e-mails hacked from hillary clinton's campaign chairman. and if they are the real deal, if they're legitimate, they could reveal more details about her relationship with wall street. the e-mails include excerpts from paid speeches she made after the she left the state department. here campaign is not confirming the authenticity of the documents but they're not denying it. we now have chris frates.
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what are your learning? >> the campaign has confirmed the e-mails are authentic and they're not distputing them. we know according to the hacked e-mails, in 2013, clinton told a closed door symposium that input from wall street insiders is key. she said there's nothing magic about regulations. too much is bad, too little is bad. how do you get to the golden key? how do we figure out what works. and the people that know the industry better than anybody are the people who work in the industry. it's in everybody's interest that we have a better framework. now, in together 2013 speech to the national multihousing council she said politicians need to have different positions in public than they hold in private. according to the hacked e-mail she said politics is like sausage being made. it's unsavory and always been that way. but we usually end up where we need to be.
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if everybody is watching all the backroom discussions and deals then people get a little nervous to say the least. you need both a public and a private position. now, the timing of this hack is also important. the hack and leak of padesta's e-mails came hours after top u.s. officials accused russia of trying to influence the election. padesta filed off a series of tweets and blamed russia for the hack. there is not a link between his e-mail hack and russia. padesta said this in a tweet. i'm not happy about being hacked by the russians in their quest to throw the election to donald trump. if authentic, these speech excerpts show clinton saying different things in private and public. and that could hurt the democrats at hacking away at her vulnerability. this comes as donald trump is reeling from the video. the political world is focused
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on the trump controversy. we'll have to see if these e-mails are blunted because everybody is paying attention to trump. we'll have a better idea of how this falls out when trump and clinton go head to head. we'll see how much of the hacked e-mails becomes an issue and how much of the video becomes an issue. >> tomorrow's debate is a chance for voters who will be there to ask their own questions. you're right. that will be very indicative of who is paying attention to what. always good to see you, thank you sir. next, a senior advisor to the trump campaign, former congressman jack kingston joining us live to talk about why he's standing behind the republican nominee after his lewd comments went public. obviously, ohhh... e but with added touches you can't get everywhere else, like claim free rewards... or safe driving bonus checks.
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i was wondering if you could consider me for a place within your organization, whatever that might be. i think you'll find i'm a very willing employee. working under you, i think could be mutually beneficial. >> that's an interesting proposition, mrs. walker i'll get back to you. >> really? >> really. >> really? >> no. >> donald trump's guest appearance on days of our lives would play what seems to be a pivotal role in the presidential election 11 years later. this is part of the big conversation this morning. so glad to have you with us. >> it was just before trump filmed that scene in 2005 that he was recorded on a hot mike making these comments to access hollywood's, at the time, that host billy bush. >> i'm automatically attracted to beautiful -- i just start kissing them. like a magnet. i don't -- when you're a star they let you do it.
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you can do anything. >> whatever you want. >> grab them by the [ bleep ]. do anything. >> that's just some of the language trump has now apologized for. this is in stark contrast to the way the republican candidate has described his treatment of women in the last few months. >> nobody has more respect for women. i respect women more than i respect men. are the men insulted by that by the way? we won with women. i love the women. i cherish women. nobody respects women more than i do. i have great respect for women. my daughter, ivanka, says, daddy nobody respects woman more than you, daddy. i respect women, i cherish women. i respect women incredibly. >> all right. donald trump professing his respect for women and cherishing women over the last year and a half. joining me now to talk about this, jack kingston now serving as a senior advisor to the trump campaign.
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and scotty hughes, and miami beach mayor philip levine who is a hillary clinton supporter. good to have all of you with us. congressman, i want to start with a bit of breaking news. just since we've been on air here at newsroom, alabama congresswoman republican martha robe tweeted out a statement and she said in part. i thought supporting the nominee was the best thing for our country and our party. it's abundantly clear it's time for trump to step aside and allow a respectable republican candidate. your response now the second sitting republican congressperson to retract an endorsement of donald trump? >> well, victor, i think the next few days count. i want to say this as a father of two daughters and a brother of three sisters, i don't
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support language in discussions like this. to me it's hollywood culture gone awry. i want to say this, this is not the donald trump or the family of donald trump that i've come to know and appreciate. i've seen him as a father. i've seen him interact with his own family. i've seen his children look at him with great affection in the family. i think ten years ago, he was a different man than he is today. i am very glad he quickly apologized. he got up on the video last night. i don't think that's the end of an apology. i think you'll be hearing more from him in the days ahead. i think he's going to have to say take this head on, listen, i'm really sorry. that was hollywood disgusting banter. i was going through a rough spot in my life at the time. a different value system, different spiritual level, if you will. but i want to talk about jobs, i want to change the washington culture. i want stronger national security.
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he has got to be able to sell those swing voters that he has contrition. >> let me come to you scotty. reaction to this second congresswoman -- person, representative i should say, the first being jason chaffetz saying they're changing their mind. they're not going to support donald trump but not voting for hillary clinton either. >> very disappointing. right now it's between the two issues. if you're not supporting mr. trump you're supporting mr. clinton. let me tell you about the state of mind right now. we have cops in our treats, riots in our streets. sky rocketing joblessless. we have double digit inflation, veterans dying looking for care right now. we have bombs blowing up in our cities. those are the issues that are right now important to those of us on main street and a vote for hillary clinton shows that you're going to continue the pattern that has gotten us here today over the last eight years. these republican congress women and men who are saying i'm not
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going to endorse donald trump you are backing hnillary clinto. >> mr. mayor, we have heard from hillary clinton's campaign through tweets, very short, very brief. haven't heard from leader pelosi on this issue. why are we not hearing from those democrats do you believe? >> i think first of all the video speaks for itself. my mom said to me, mr. mayor if i hear you speak like that not only would i not vote for you i would support your opponent. that's what most of the country is saying. donald trump said if i offended anyone, i mean, well, donald i think you offended half the country. what you see right now going on is that we all knew it was handing for the iceberg. it hit the iceberg. it's women, children, republicans down ticket that are dropping on the life boats. some of your surrogates, scottie, you need to go down with the ship.
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a lot of them are jumping off because they don't want to drown with donald. we know he's a fraud, a liar. like donald said i'm not going to change who i am. you're right, this is who you are. we saw it on camera. this is the person that america should not allow to quote as the congressman said change the culture in washington. that's not the culture washington wants to have. i say, you know, put your big boy pants on and get off that ship right now. >> let me ask you, congressman, something that scottie said in the 8:00 hour that got a big reaction from the panelists at the time who were not trump supporters, i should say that. that no woman woke up this morning and was affected by what donald trump said. do you believe that? were you affected by what donald trump said? >> i think people have been affected. offended by it. but also they know that, you know, over the past ten years, people have all said something
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that they probably regret. in all likelihood every one of us. he has apologized. i think the mayor is missing t. hillary clinton has come out in support of open borders. look at our national security situation right now. 400,000 people dead in syria and the largest refugee crisis in the history -- >> congressman, you can deflect -- >> pathetic -- >> deflect all you want. >> a jobs report that is pathetic if you want a third term and four more years of what we've been having in the last eight, vote for hillary clinton. that video is not going to change your opinion. i understand that. the reality is for the household income of americans that has fallen over the last seven years and people who are underemployed er they want change in washington, d.c. donald trump has apologized and owned this. it's very important. he is saying the economy needs
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to be changed. >> what's the strategy from your perspective if you were advising secretary clinton? should she bring this up knowing it's going to come up from one of the moderators or someone there? how should she approach this topic on sunday night? >> well, i can say my own personal opinion it's one of those things you've given your case to the jury. i'm not sure you need to talk to the jury anymore. the fact of the matter is the american people saw who the real donald trump is. they've seen it all along. they saw the iceberg, they saw the trumptanic hit the -- >> you've got more sound bites than senator kaine. sounds like senator kaine reciting your sound bites, this is far more important -- >> we've got to wrap it -- >> it's going down. >> this is the point in which we wrap. good to have all three of you this morning. >> thanks. flooded streets in south
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and so when i saw that, that was completely disqualifying. i'm a republican, but this election is so much bigger than party. my son max can't live in trump world. so i'm crossing party lines and voting for hillary. i don't always agree with her, but she's reasonable. and she's smart. she can work with people to solve problems. i want to be able to tell my kids that i did the right thing when it really mattered. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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are flooded. and the worst storm surge could be on the way as high tide comes in a little bit later today. cnn's nick valencia is riding out the storm in downtown charleston. i talked with the mayor a little bit ago they are normally 6 feet above storm surge. it looks like it has stopped raining where you are. help us understand what it's like there now. >> reporter: the rain has let up in just the last hour or so. it appears the worst of the rain has passed but the wind has been unrelenting. we were reporting on cnn international a little while ago. it's ripping pieces of debris of the building, look at this how big this piece is. it came a little too close for comfort for us a little while ago. let me show you what it's doing to the tree. the tree has been here for a long time. in the hours we've been reporting look what it's done. this is fresh damage caused by
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the hurricane winds of hurricane matthew. it seems as though charleston, the holy city has dodged a bullet. earlier the south carolina governor nikki haley says don't hold your breath. >> it's still a very serious situation and it is -- we are not out of the woods. i know the storm is today and starting to pass certain areas. all areas still remain dangerous that we have to be cautious with. >> reporter: so still cautious, a little bit of danger in the future, especially a couple miles towards the battery where the storm surges are. where we are we're seeing localized flooding. so many people evacuated, nearly 300,000 people got out of here or in shelters or local hotels. that's great news for the first responders. for now it seems that the rain has stopped but the wind has not given up. >> all right. thank you so much. nick valencia you and the crew stay safe there.
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